Actifed is an antihistamine, prescribed for hay fever or other allergies, such as runny nose, sneezing, itching of the nose and throat, and itchy, watery eyes either used alone or in combination of other medications. It blocks histamine action, which reduces allergy symptoms.

Drug information on Actifed (Phenyl Propanolamine) from GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd


GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic : Triprolidine
10 Tablets
Combination of Generics : Triprolidine, Phenyl Propanolamine
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Side effects of Triprolidine

  Most Common: Dryness of mouth, dryness of nose, dryness of throat, sedation, sleepiness, dizziness, disturbed coordination.

  Body as Whole: Hives, rash, anaphylactic shock, photosensitivity, excessive perspiration and chills.

  Heart: Low blood pressure, headache, palpitations, fast heart rate, abnormal heart rhythm.

  Blood : Anemia, decrease in white blood cells.

  Central Nervous System: Fatigue, confusion, restlessness, excitation, anxiety, nervousness, tremor, irritability, sleeplessness, emotion, tingling, blurred vision, double vision, vertigo, tinnitus, confusion, hysteria, convulsions, depression, hallucination.

  Gastrointestinal : Indigestion, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation.

  Genitourinary : Urinary frequency, difficult urination, urinary retention, early menses.

  Respiratory : Thickening of bronchial secretions, tightness of chest and wheezing, nasal stuffiness, respiratory depression.

  Potentially Fatal: Blood disorder.

When is Triprolidine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated to newborns, asthma patients, breastfeeding women, known hypersensitivity to codeine phosphate and other antihistamines.

Schedule : G  Drugs that are to be used only under medical supervision.

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